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Funding by Topic: Public health

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities Inactive
Grants to address COVID-19 and advance health equity in racial and ethnic minority groups and rural populations within state, local, U.S. territorial, and freely associated state health jurisdictions. Award recipients and their partners must implement a coordinated and holistic approach that builds on culturally, linguistically, and locally tailored strategies and best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk among health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 26, 2021
Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Demonstration Project Grants to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Farmworker Families Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects designed to protect and safeguard farmworker families and stop the spread of COVID-19, with focus on testing, quarantine, treatment, vaccination, education, and safety precautions. Priority will be given to proposals that focus on harder to reach populations, such as communities of indigenous farmworkers, H-2A guest workers, farmworkers living in congregate housing, and workers in extremely remote rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
EPA Alaska Tribal Public and Environmental Health Impacts Fellowship Inactive
A research opportunity with the Environmental Protection Agency to assess health risks and inform rural Alaskan Tribes about contaminant movement and potential human exposure related to disposal sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsors: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Region 10 Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities Grant Program Inactive
Grants for eligible entities in EPA Region 10 to improve community health, resilience, and/or sustainability through pollution prevention and/or sustainable materials management implementation. Distribution of perishable food and food waste prevention in tribal communities are highlighted as potential projects.
Geographic coverage: EPA Region 10, which includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska.
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 Inactive
Grants for demonstration projects of evidence-based health literacy strategies that are culturally appropriate to enhance COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and/or other mitigation measures in racial and ethnic minority populations and other socially vulnerable populations, including rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 20, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Alaska Household Hazardous Waste Backhaul Service Program Inactive
A contract with a Tribal government or intertribal consortia to backhaul hazardous waste and other materials from rural Alaskan communities to reduce the toxicity of landfills and emissions from open waste burning.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsors: Denali Commission, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
P4 Challenge: Innovations in Pediatric Primary Care to Improve Child Health Inactive
Challenge competition seeking innovative approaches to increase access to and utilization of well-child visits and/or immunizations services within primary care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health Inactive
Grants to train primary care physicians in maternal healthcare clinical services or population health in order to improve maternal health outcomes. The program is designed to increase the number of primary care physicians trained in public health and general preventive medicine with maternal healthcare expertise and the number of primary care physicians trained in enhanced obstetrical care practicing in rural and/or underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 22, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Advanced Nursing Education - Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (ANE-SANE) Program Inactive
Grants to increase the number of registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses, and forensic nurses trained and certified as sexual assault nurse examiners, with a preference for projects that will substantially benefit rural or underserved populations or help meet public health nursing needs in state or local health departments. The program goal is to train providers to conduct sexual assault forensic examinations, which provide for better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, better evidence collection, and higher prosecution rates.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Montana Meadowlark Initiative Inactive
Funding and technical assistance to implement a coordinated, team-based approach that improves outcomes for women with substance use disorders and mental illness. The Initiative will support at least one prenatal practice in each Montana community that has a hospital that delivers babies. Family practitioners, obstetricians, midwives, and rural hospitals are encouraged to apply.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
Sponsor: Montana Healthcare Foundation